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  1. This Month in SSL: October 2015

    Digital Security News

    Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. (Click here to see the whole series.) SSL & Encryption News Because of recent attacks on SHA-1, Mozilla explained in a recent blog post they are considering deprecating SHA-1 earlier than scheduled by six months. The cost of resources necessary to break SHA-1…


  2. This Month in SSL: September 2015

    Digital Security News

    Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. (Click here to see the whole series.) SSL & Encryption News Certificate Transparency saves the day by detecting and alerting Google of unauthorized certificates. This month Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla officially announced that they will deprecate RC4 support in early 2016. Google and…


  3. Superfish-like Behavior Found Again with Komodia and PrivDog

    Since last week’s Superfish revelation, researchers have unveiled additional adware and security applications that also subvert HTTPS and our system of online trust. Komodia/Lavasoft Komodia is an SSL interception module for Windows that is installing a self-signed CA root certificate onto local operating system root stores. Compounding matters, Komodia uses duplicate digital certificates across all…